Irina Nakhova

1955 born in Moscow
1972-1978 studied at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute at the faculty of graphic design
1986 member of the Union of Artists of the USSR
2013 laureate of the Kandinsky Prize in the nomination “Project of the Year”
  Lives and works in Moscow and New Jersey, USA
  The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum. The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection, New Brunswick, United States
  State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  State Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
Selected solo exhibitions
1989 Partial Triumph I. Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London
1990 Momentum Mortis. Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
1991 Partial Triumph II. Galeria Berini, Barcelona, ​​Spain
1995 Food of the Gods. XL Gallery, Moscow
1996 Dad needs to relax. Obscuri Viri Gallery, Moscow
1997 What I saw. XL Gallery, Moscow
1998 Showroom: Installation with Big Red. Galerie Eboran, Salzburg, Austria
1999 Big Red. XL Gallery, Moscow
  Archeology rooms. Obscuri Viri Gallery, Moscow
2000 Deposition. Rupertinum, Museum Moderner Kunst, Salzburg, Austria
2001 Annunciation. XL Gallery, Moscow
2002 Stay with me. XL Gallery, Moscow
2003 When Will You Be Home? Wooster College Art Museum, Worcester, USA
  Rehearsal. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2004 The degree of increased danger. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  We. XL Gallery, Moscow
2005 Artificial Bushes and Seated on the Shore. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2006 Moscow Installation. Karlsruhe Kunstlerhaus, Karlsruhe, Germany
2008 Zone of indistinguishability. XL Gallery, Moscow
2009 Disconnected. Open Gallery, Moscow
2010 Irina Nakhova and Pavel Pepperstein: Moscow Partisan Conceptualism. Orel Art UK, London
2011 Rooms. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
2012 Repair. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
Selected group exhibitions
1984 XV Exhibition of Young Moscow Artists. Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow
1987 Representation. Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
  Retrospection 1957–1987. Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
  Creative Atmosphere and Art Process. First Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club. Proletarsky District Exhibition Hall at Vostochnaya Street, Moscow
1988 Ich lebe - Ich sehe. Kunstmuseum, Bern
  Neuvostoliiton Nuorta Taidetta. Turun Taidemuseo, Turun, Finland
1989 The Green Show. Exit Art, New York, USA; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
  Expensive Art (Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club). Moscow Palace of Youth, Moscow
1990 Sommer Atelier. Messegelände Hannover, Hannover, Germany
  Female Worker. Exhibition Room on 26 Oktyabrskaya St., Moscow
1991 MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1992 a Mosca... a Mosca... Villa Campoleto, Herculaneum; Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1993 Adresse provisoire pour I’art contemporain russe. Musee de la Poste, Paris
  Baltic Sculpture 93. Gotlands Konstmuseum, Visby, Sweden
1994 Natural Histories. Pyramid Atlantic, Riverdale, USA
  Artist instead of An Art Work, or Jump into the Void. Central House of Artist, Moscow
  Dialogue with the Other. Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark; Norrkoping Konst Museum, Norrkoping, Sweden
  II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
  Before "Neo" and After "Post". Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
1995 Kunst im verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957–1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow
1996 Pulp Fusion. Columbia Art Center, Dallas, USA
  Time is Now. Detroit Focus Gallery, Detroit, USA
  Family Values: Rhetoric vs. Reality. T. W. Wood Art Gallery, Montpellier, USA
1997 RUM. Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm
  The Clothes Show. Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, USA
1998 Self-Portrait. Dieu Donne Papermill Inc., New York, USA
1999 Conceptualist Art: Points of Origins. Queens Museum of Arts, New York, USA
2000 Seeing Isn’t Believing - Russian Art Since Glasnost. Lamont Art Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, USA
  LandEscape. Dieu Donne Papermill Inc., New York, USA
2001 Milano - Europе 2000. Palazzo Triennale, Milan, Italy
2002 Femme Art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2003 Lulea Sommar Biennial. Lulea, Sweden
  Tests of Time: Five Reflections. Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, New York, USA
  Contemporary Art Celebrating Life. Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, USA
2003-2004 Berlin – Moskau / Moskau – Berlin 1950–2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; State Historical Museum, Moscow
2005 Accomplices. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Apartment Exhibitions: Then and Now. National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
2006 Territories of Terror: Mythologies and Memories of the GULAG in Contemporary Russian-American Art. Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
  Collage in Russia. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2007 I Believe! Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow